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Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese defense ship arrives at Hambantota port

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ has arrived at the port of Hambantota today (15) on a goodwill visit, Sri Lanka Navy Read more…

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

“Since Eastern Province Has No Chief Minister, Ministers or Council, the Governor Can Take Over Powers of the Chief Minister, Ministers or Council To Solve Issues” Says New Eastern Governor MLAM Hizbullah

Newly-appointed Governor of the Eastern Province, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah, in an interview with Ceylon Today says, “I created a problem by being selected as Read more…

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

Committee rejects MoU for defence pact with US

A committee has rejected most of the content in a memorandum of understanding submitted by the US government to the Sri Lankan defence Read more…

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 million loan, option to raise to $1 billion – Report

Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in China, has offered Sri Lanka a loan of $300 million which Read more…

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

SLPP rejects Steering Committee report on new Constitution

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said it rejects the Steering Committee report presented to the Constitutional Assembly (CA) and would work Read more…

News UNP says focus not on 13A
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

News UNP says focus not on 13A »

The United National Party (UNP) says the government had attempted to mislead the public by discussing the 13th Amendment issue and redirecting Read more…

Over 60 pre-polls violations
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Over 60 pre-polls violations »

The Department of Elections has recorded over 60 polls related violations so far, the elections department said.

According to the election violations Read more…

Over 80 asylum seekers arrested
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Over 80 asylum seekers arrested »

The navy arrested over 80 asylum seekers off the southern seas today, the navy said.

Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said that 88 Read more…

Sri Lanka: Investigate ‘Clean Water’ Protest Deaths
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: Investigate ‘Clean Water’ Protest Deaths »

The Sri Lankan government should stop issuing misleading information and promptly create an independent and transparent inquiry into the deaths of protesters Read more…

Alert on abuse of state resources
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Alert on abuse of state resources »

With 17 close relatives of central government politicians contesting the elections to the three provincial councils, election monitors have alerted the Elections Read more…

Massive Gampola cutout removed
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Massive Gampola cutout removed »

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says that the large election cutout of UPFA candidate Anuradha Jayarathne, erected at the Read more…

Moves to block Weliweriya coverage
10 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Moves to block Weliweriya coverage »

Details are emerging of efforts to control media coverage of the Weliweriya incident, the US based Committee to Protect journalists (CPJ) said Read more…

Two children in Haputale die by falling into a well
9 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Two children in Haputale die by falling into a well »

An unfortunate incident occurred when the lives of two small children were lost due to the negligence of parents of the Pita Read more…

CCTV cameras to monitor ballot paper printing
9 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

CCTV cameras to monitor ballot paper printing »

Acting Government Printer Lalith de Silva says that special security measures have been provided in printing ballot papers for the upcoming Provincial Read more…

Govt. wants to blame protestors for Weliweriya carnage – Ranil
9 Aug
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. wants to blame protestors for Weliweriya carnage – Ranil »

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today charged the government was trying to misdirect investigations on the Weliweriya protest to blame the people who Read more…